News

24 Jul

Rideau Park School Fire Update

Background Contractor started work on flood mitigation measures at Rideau Park School in late June; One component of the work requires relocating the mechanical and electrical room from the basement to the 2nd floor; and This work requires surrounding roof structures to be reinforced.   Incident The Calgary Fire Service (CFS) was...

01 Jul

July 2017 Community Newsletter

Alberta Parks Day Summer is a fantastic time to take advantage of the natural beauty Calgary-Elbow and Alberta have to offer. Our outdoor spaces are world class. Albertans are invited to celebrate “Parks Day” on July 15th. Provincial parks across Alberta will be hosting a variety of...

26 Jun

Review of Bill 203, Alberta Standard Time Act

On April 3, 2017, the Legislative Assembly referred Bill 203, Alberta Standard Time Act, to the Standing Committee on Alberta's Economic Future. The Committee must report its observations, opinions, and recommendations with respect to the Bill back to the Assembly by October 4, 2017. If passed,...

16 Jun

Reducing Social Isolation for Seniors

The Provincial Government recently shared two toolkits that have been by the Federal, Provincial and Territorial Ministers Responsible for Seniors Forum, to support Canadians in addressing social isolation.  The Forum is an intergovernmental body established to share information, discuss new and emerging issues related to...

02 Jun

June 2017 Community Newsletter

BUDGET TOWN HALL UPDATE On April 8th I held a budget town hall.  The event was attend by people from all parts of the political spectrum who provided their input on the current state of Alberta’s finances. The common theme I heard at the event was...

01 May

May 2017 Community Newsletter

Alberta Electoral Boundaries Commission The Alberta Electoral Boundaries Commission will be presenting their interim report to the public on May 31, 2017.   The report will provide recommendations to changes to the current provincial boundaries. Following the report, a second round of public hearings will take place in...

01 Apr

April 2017 Community Newsletter

The spring sitting of the Legislature began March 2nd with the Speech from the Throne. In it, the government outlined their agenda, including cuts to school fees, capping electricity rates and formalizing the phase-out of coal-fired power by 2030. While I agree with some of their...

24 Mar

2017 Page Recruitment

The Page Program offers more than just a job.  Pages are the only persons, other than MLAs, Table Officers, and the Sergeant-At-Arms, allowed on the Chamber floor during Session.  Duties include distribution of important documents and assisting MLAs in the Chamber. Pages also have the...